Environmental Sciences

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Edited by Imran Ahmad Dar and Mithas Ahmad Dar, ISBN 978-953-307-468-9, 644 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published December 07, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2306
Edited Volume

We are increasingly faced with environmental problems and required to make important decisions. In many cases an understanding of one or more geologic processes is essential to finding the appropriate solution. Earth and Environmental Sciences are by their very nature a dynamic field in which new issues continue to arise and old ones often evolve. The principal aim of this book is to present the reader with a broad overview of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Hopefully, this recent research will provide the reader with a useful foundation for discussing and evaluating specific environmental issues, as well as for developing ideas for problem solving. The book has been divided into nine sections; Geology, Geochemistry, Seismology, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Mineralogy, Soil, Remote Sensing and Environmental Sciences.

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